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Home Care Rates Identify Which Areas Are Increasing the Most

Posted on Wednesday, May 11, 2016 7:01 PM

Currently, the home care industry is experiencing increased labor costs. According to the annual Cost of Care Survey, homemaker services are facing the highest year-over-year increase for costs.

Taken from surveys in the past, care costs are proven to differ by location. In North and South Dakota, rates for a non-skilled home health aide have increased over a 5-year span of 4%.

In the past five years, the following states have experienced a 3% growth rate: California, Colorado, District of Columbia, Delaware, Iowa, Kansas, Nebraska, Oklahoma and Wyoming. Also, the following states have experienced a growth rate of 0% throughout a 5-year span: Hawaii, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Minnesota, and Nevada. Last, North Carolina’s rates have gone down to an impressive -1%.

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